Considered by Beethoven himself to be quite possibly the best piece of music he ever composed, the String Quartet No. 14 is a monumental work that made an indelible mark on the history of Western art music. What inspired him to create this masterpiece of a string quartet, as revolutionary as it is sublime? Learn the answer to this question and many more with composer-resident lecturer Bruce Adolphe and four excellent string players of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in this illuminating lecture-concert!
Photo: Bruce Adolphe © Tristan Cook
Verbier Festival 2010